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As Internet broadband connections get faster, our internal waiting clocks run on shorter and shorter minutes. But there are times when we still have to be patient, and a nice toolbar design may do wonders to let us know how long we have to wait. One of the key take-aways from the showcase below, is that for best practice web design, attention to detail, especially the smallest of details can make a significant difference to the overall user experience and this can help you create a stand-out experience users will share and recommend.
Here are some fantastic examples of beautiful progress bars, ones which we really don’t mind watching as we wait for our downloads.
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The best web designers make sure that every little aspect of their site is well-designed and engaging, even throw-away things as progress bars may improve the overall experience for users. I’m sure these examples have shown you how good-looking they can be!
Please share your thoughts, on these or other progress bars, in the comments section below.
Editor’s note: This post is written by Christopher Jackson for Hongkiat.com. Christopher is a freelance editor at DesignCrowd where he writes about logo design, graphic design and web design trends.